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  1. NATO performs large-scale drill in Suwalki Gap — where Russia could make its first move if war broke out

    Nationalpost.com - Top Stories 06.19 / 22:17 www.nationalpost.com
    A slender 60-mile wide stretch of rural land between the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad and Moscow's ally, Belarus, is the Gap regarded as NATO's weak…
  2. Flynn failed to report foreign trip to broker US-Russia nuclear deal, House Democrats say

    Abcnews.go.com - Top Stories 06.19 / 22:16 abcnews.go.com
    Democrats say retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn made an unreported trip to the Middle East to work on a Russian-U.S. venture in Saudi…
  3. Russia freezes US military hotline after downing of Syrian plane

    Moscow accuses Washington of failing to warn Russia before downing Syrian plane, ‘ends cooperation’ with US-led coa…
  4. Russia’s Rosatom to sell 49 pct of Akkuyu nuclear plant to Turkish consortium

    Goodmorningturkey.com - Turkey 06.19 / 22:13 goodmorningturkey.com
    Russia’s Rosatom to sell 49 pct of Akkuyu nuclear plant to Turkish consortium AA Photo Russia's state atomic energy corporation, Rosatom, will sell 49 percent of its shares in the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant project to a Turkish consortium, an official said Monday. "We said that we may sign an agreement on the sidelines of today's forum. These are not potential [investors] anymore, these are real, these are the three largest construction holdings in Turkey; Cengiz Holding, Kolin and K…
  5. White House to Russia: U.S. will protect our interests in Syria

    WashingtonTimes-Politics 06.19 / 22:12 washingtontimes.com
    The White House responded to warnings from Russia on Monday by saying the U.S. will do whatever's necessary to protect America's military and its interests in Syria, where a U.S. warplane shot down a Syrian military plane. "Obviously, we're going to do what we can to protect our interests," said…
  6. Russia condemns US downing of Syrian warplane

    CNN - World 06.19 / 22:11 cnn.com
    A day after a US Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane, Russia says it has stopped using a key communication channel set up to avoid conflict between US and Russian forces in…
  7. Russia Halts Syria Sky Cooperation With US

    Financialtribune.com - Finance 06.19 / 22:03 financialtribune.com
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  8. Flynn failed to report foreign trip to broker U.S.-Russia nuclear deal, House Democrats say

    Wimsradio.com - Indiana (IN) 06.19 / 21:58 wimsradio.com
    Mario Tama/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign, then-Trump adviser Gen. Michael Flynn made an unreported trip to the Middle East to work on a joint Russian-U.S. venture in Saudi Arabia, possibly having multiple contacts with Saudi officials that he failed to disclose when seeking renewal of his security clearances, according to Democrats who are seeking detailed records of Flynn’s travels. “Most troubling of all, we Read…
  9. Canada’s mission to scare off Russia

    Macleans.ca - World 06.19 / 21:55 www.macleans.ca
    Paul Wells visits Camp Adazi, Latvia, where a Canadian-led battlegroup marked its first official day on the job The post Canada’s mission to scare off Russia appeared first on…
  10. US-led coalition's downing of Syrian plane 'act of aggression' and 'support for terrorists', Russia suspends memorandum

    Sott.net - World 06.19 / 21:54 sott.net
    Moscow views the US-led coalition's attack on the Syrian government military jet as an act of aggression and assistance for the terrorists that the US is fighting against, according to Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov. "What is it then, if not an act of aggression, an act directly in breach of international law," Ryabkov told journalists in Moscow. "If you want, it's actually help for the terrorists the US is fighting, declaring that they are conducting a counterterrorism…
  11. U.S. Shoots Down Syrian Jet; Russia Threatens to Target U.S. Planes West of Euphrates

    Thenewamerican.com - U.S. 06.19 / 21:46 thenewamerican.com
    A U.S. F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian government Su-22 after the Syrian plane allegedly dropped bombs near members of the U.S.-allied Syrian Democratic Forces…
  12. Syria brings new urgency to easing tensions between U.S. and Russia

    Pbs.org - World 06.19 / 21:35 pbs.org
    A still image taken from footage shot on June 18, 2017, and broadcast on Iranian Television IRINN, purports to show missiles being fired from Iran into eastern Syria. Image by IRINN via Reuters WASHINGTON — The U.S. shoots down a Syrian fighter jet for the first time. Syria attacks America’s allies against Islamic State militants. Iran fires missiles into Syria. Russia threatens to target U.S. coalition planes. As Syria’s complex war ramps up, the Trump administration is s…
  13. Russia threatens to target US warplanes east of Euphrates

    Dw.com - Top Stories 06.19 / 21:27 dw.com
    The US has for the first time shot down a Syrian warplane, while Iran launched ballistic missiles into Syria. In reponse, Russia warned it would treat US jets west of the Euphrates as…
  14. WH Working to Keep 'Lines of Communication Open With Russia' Despite Russian Threat to Shoot Down Coalition Planes

    Cnsnews.com - World 06.19 / 21:24 cnsnews.com
    The White House said Monday the U.S. will do everything it can to protect its interests and to keep the lines of communication open with Russia. This after Russia threatened to shoot down any U.S.-led coalition aircraft that flies west of the Euphrates…
  15. Russia Threatens United States After Fighter Jet Being Shot Down

    Newson6.com - Tulsa 06.19 / 21:21 www.newson6.com
    Russia made a very direct threat to the United States after the U.S. military shot down a Syrian fighter jet…
  16. Uncertain future in House for Senate's Russia sanctions bill

    SFgate.com-National 06.19 / 21:16 sfgate.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation that would hit Russia with economic sanctions and limit President Donald Trump's authority to lift the penalties faces an uncertain future in the House. The sanctions package is aimed at rebuking Russia for meddling in the presidential election and for its destabilizing actions in Syria and U…
  17. Uncertain future in House for Senate's Russia sanctions bill

    StarTribune.com-Politics 06.19 / 21:16 startribune.com
  18. Syria brings new urgency to easing U.S.-Russia tensions

    DetroitNews-World 06.19 / 21:15 detroitnews.com
    Gen. Joseph Dunford suggested that broader U.S. and Russian interests will enable to the two sides to avoid…
  19. Russia warns U.S. after downing of Syrian jet, calling it act of aggression

    LATimes-MiddlEeast 06.19 / 21:13 latimes.com
    Russia’s defense ministry said Monday that it was withdrawing from a Syrian airspace agreement with the United States in retaliation for the U.S. downing of a Syrian jet, and would begin considering any U.S.-led coalition planes flying west of the Euphrates River as targets. Moscow, the c…
  20. Pentagon working to re-establish 'deconfliction' line with Russia

    Itk.thehill.com - Politics 06.19 / 21:00 itk.thehill.com
    Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joe Dunford on Monday said the United States will try “in the next few hours” to re-establish deconfliction arrangements between Russia and the United States following the U.S. downing of a…